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William Demuth Company sign
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Details

Object ID 001480

Object Name William Demuth Company sign

Object Desc Metal on cardboard sign for WDC pipes. White background with graphic of 6 pipes.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001900

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Tobacco Exhibit

Object Date 1920s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tobacco,William Demuth Company,pipes,advertising,signs,smoking,merchandise displays,


Title William Demuth Company sign

Description Metal on cardboard sign. Front is metal with cream colored background and gold border. At top text reads, "Special Pipes to Fit Tobacco Roll". WDC logo of inverted triangle at top center. Bottom part of sign has graphic of 6 pipes top two are cross sections. Back of sign is cardboard. At top edge center there is a white cord.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 13.5

Length 0

Width 8.38

Depth 0.06

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker

Maker Details

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1900

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 14,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes On front, metal has significant scratches with loss of paint. Edges are worn and rusted. At lower left corner is a section of rust. Dent in metal on right edge near bottom. On back cardboard is stained on bottom edge. On lower edge near right corner there is a white mark. Scratches over surface of cardboard. Tear on upper right corner in cardboard. Cord on back is discolored.


Events

Date FEB 14,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 10 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 20,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 9 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 8 from Room 7, Shelf 9 - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit from Room 7, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes

Date FEB 14,2014

Notes William Demuth founded WDC in 1862. They continued to make pipes until 1972. http://pipedia.org/wiki/William_Demuth_Company


Date MAR 25,2014

Notes Permanent location: Room 7, Shelf 8